Issue 535 July 2014
A rare chance to shape growth around San Jose's first BART station
With the extension of BART into Silicon Valley, San Jose has a unique chance to shape growth around its first station, at Berryessa. Developing land uses that support BART ridership will be key to the success of Berryessa Station — and the future of the area around it. Substantial planning has already been done, but there are still opportunities for improvement.
Shaping the future of the South Bay’s transportation system
The car dominates the South Bay. SPUR research suggests that a focus on growing and connecting networks could be the key to increasing transit, cycling and walking.
It is possible for even the most unloved urban eyesore to have a vantage point that makes it look awesome, attractive, worthwhile.
A Passion for Public Education
Think there’s only a handful of good public schools in San Francisco? That’s just one misperception PPS-SF’s Executive Director is aiming to correct.